New York Tops Boston 6-2 - Recap
Boston got a 2-HR day from Jacoby Ellsbury on Sunday at Yankee Stadium but New York still managed to defeat Boston 6-2 in baseball action.
The Yankees were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 10.5.
A.J. Burnett earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jorge Posada in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Tim Wakefield worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jacoby Ellsbury in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.